Hvar is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Croatia and as such offers various possibilities for half-day and whole-day trips.
One of the most popular places to visit from the island of Hvar are the islands of Pakleni in front of Hvar. Pakleni are a group of about 20 forested islands with many beautiful beaches, hidden coves as well as naturist beaches.
Hvar is known as the sunniest place in Croatia which is favourable for agriculture, more precisely wine making. You will enjoy wine tours on the island of Hvar, visiting wine cellars and tasting some of the best and world famous wine varieties like Plavac Mali, Zlatan Plavac and even Zinfandel.
Private or organized boat trips are available to the nearby islands like Vis which has some of the most beautiful beaches and Bisevo which is famous for its magnificent Blue cave. Excursions can also be organized to the islands of Brac and Korcula. Besides visiting the islands, it is possible to visit some of the coastal towns like Split or Dubrovnik or even go to Bosnia & Herzegovina to visit Mostar and Medjugorje which is a famous pilgrimage spot.
For the adventurous ones, there are plenty of possibilities. You can go sailing around Hvar or to some of the surrounding islands, kayaking, diving, fishing, bike riding around the island… Island safari on the macadam roads of the island gives you the opportunity to enjoy the untouched scenery; lavender fields, vineyards, olive groves and stone walls.